North Shore Board of Education details $40M bond

The North Shore School District Board of Education met with CSArch Architects in the high school library on Aug. 8 to hammer out the most significant details of the district’s proposed bond. For …

Opinions differ on cause of anti-Semitic incident

For some, the anti-Semitic incident was personal. The discovery of seven 10-inch swastikas scrawled in purple marker on the walls of the picnic pavilion at Oyster Bay’s Theodore Roosevelt Park on …

Glen Cove boy reaches national Junior Olympics

Running on the track has become a way of life for Glen Cove’s Ashton Morales. Morales, 9, fell in love with track nearly two years ago when his father, Joseph, signed him up for the Explosion Track …

Save the Sound: North Shore beaches are getting cleaner

With the sun shining and a breeze blowing across the shoreline at Theodore Roosevelt Park in Oyster Bay, those who gathered for Save the Sound’s news conference on Aug. 2 couldn’t have asked for …

Gaughran notes progress on environment

State Sen. Jim Gaughran, a Democrat from Northport, held a town hall meeting at the Gold Coast Library in Glen Head on July 30, at which residents asked questions and offered comments on the …

Jim Phegley, Glen Cove pastor, retires after 30 years of service

Glen Cove has more than a dozen places of worship, reflecting the rich diversity of the city’s population. In a place with large churches such as St. Patrick’s and the Church of St. Rocco in busy …

'The best feast in the east' at St. Rocco's

Every summer, thousands of people from across Long Island and beyond make their way to Glen Cove for the Feast of St. Rocco. One of the North Shore’s most legendary events, guests were treated to …

Editorial

Be prepared for the next Big One

In the movie “Jaws,” Amity Mayor Larry Vaughn said, “You yell ‘Barracuda!’ and everyone says, ‘Huh?’ You yell ‘Shark!’ and we’ve got a panic on our hands.” The same could be said of hurricanes.

Op-Ed

How do we keep young people on Long Island?

We are at a turning point on Long Island. The lasting impacts of the Great Recession and the student debt crisis are exacerbating the trend of young people struggling here and ultimately fleeing the area.

Scott Brinton

The gritty beauty of the organic farm

I remember hiking in 90-degree heat on a dusty but paved road, past fields of fruit trees and vegetable plants. Suddenly, my father-in-law pointed and said in Bulgarian that we should turn into a thicket.

Randi Kreiss

Buggy brilliance lights up the summer sky

We’re in the warm clutch of summer, when fireflies begin their dance through the deep velvet nights of June and early July. Summer in our villages and towns has to be held close and breathed in . . .